Just like last week, this week is one in which two criteria for this feature have been met, finding hidden talent that doesn’t always get the limelight, and tracking entries for the Cal-Hi Sports Online Record Book. We start out in Southern California in the San Fernando Valley, then head south to the Orange County […]
California leads the nation with five high school football alums taken in this year’s first round. The first two both hail from the Ventura/L.A. County region with Kayvon Thibodeaux from Oaks Christian going at No. 5 and then Drake London of Moorpark not far behind at No. 8. We have writeups of all 22 players […]
Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors, who scored 37 points to lead Santa Margarita to a CIF D3 state title, became the 50th player from a California high school who has been selected to an NBA all-star team in 2015. In honor of that total, we decided to start a new NBA All-Star Alumni […]
These are primary standouts for the 43rd annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams on defense with 11 players plus a punter. Three of six multi-purpose players are also included who have been selected First Team Overall. This is the group that is being honored regardless of school size or year in school. This year’s defense […]
Nominating players like this for the annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state football teams wasn’t possible for the 2020-21 spring season, but the section-by-section lists and then the public adding to them is back. After posting the nominees from the nine other CIF sections in two parts, here’s the first run-through for the CIF Southern Section (more […]
For this week’s journeys, we start with two stops in Contra Costa County and the North Coast Section before heading to the valley for our final NorCal destination. Next, we head to Southern California to the far reaches of the Inland Empire before heading to the San Fernando Valley and then south to southeastern Orange […]
There were nine quarterbacks from California high schools who started at least once in the NFL during the 2019 season. Our favorite for 2019 might not be obvious, but just loved it when Matt Moore went from being semi-retired and helping coach at alma-mater Hart of Newhall to filling in as the starter for two […]
As is another of our traditions, we have a final & expanded version of rankings for California’s best softball teams at the close of the season. That unfortunately became official last Friday with spring sports cancelled for the duration of the school year due to the Coronavirus. How hard is it to rank some teams...
CalHiSports.com has been covering the best of California prep sports for over 40 years and in that time we’ve seen some great players on football fields in every corner of the state. Some lived up to all the hype surrounding them as prep players, while others never were able to duplicate their high school production...
Here’s a quick look at the most significant coaching changes in California high school football since the end of the 2018 season, ranked in order.